Windows 8 release Preview Archive

Microsoft update their Windows 8 Development Blog to reflect the Windows 8 Release Preview

Steven Sinofsky has updated the Windows 8 Development Blog. This comes in the wake of three major Windows 8 related releases happening today. Here is the text: Today, Windows 8 Release Preview is available for download in

Download the Windows 8 Release Preview here

It’s here people! Let’s go! Microsoft has made available the download links today. The build number is 8400 and is sized at 2.5GB for 32bit and 3.3GB for 64-bit. It is available for download via ISO or

New Windows 8 Release Preview video

The folks at Winbeta got their hands on the Windows 8 Release Preview early and made a review video. They do a nice run through. Check it out…

Windows 8 Release Preview scheduled for release tomorrow?

Nice catch from TheNextWeb. They were able to catch the following post (below) on a Microsoft blog from Vice President on the Windows Development team, Chuck Chan. He was touting the release of the Windows 8 Release

New leaked Windows 8 Release Preview Video

Winbeta have put together a YouTube video showing the Windows 8 Release Preview from a leaked Chinese build. This build has some some of the apps in Chinese and some in English.

Windows 8 Release Preview China version leaked and then yanked

A Chinese version of the Release Preview (build 8400) has appeared on the internet. The ISO is named 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X64FRE_CLIENT_ZH-CN-HRC_CCSA_X64FRE_ZH-CN_DV5.ISO, and the build was compiled on the 18th of May at build 8400. The build was available for

More Windows 8 Release Preview Screenshots – PCBeta

Quite a few new screenshots from PCbeta showing what seems to be a Chinese set of Windows 8 Release Preview screenshots. First of all, here are some basic desktop shots: Next a shot from the Windows Update

Windows 8 Release Preview builds and file sizes

There’s more news from the site Winunleaked about the different builds expected for the Windows 8 Release Preview. They released the build names and numbers: Windows 8 Release Preview (Core, Pro, ProWMC): 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X64FRE_CLIENT_EN-US-HRC_CCSA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X86FRE_CLIENT_EN-US-HRC_CCSA_X86FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO Windows 8 Release

Windows 8 Release Preview is available for OEM Partners already

According to the good folks at, the Windows 8 Release Preview is already available to select Microsoft partners and OEM’s. Allegedly, the build number is: File name: 8400.0.WINMAIN_WIN8RC.120518-1423_X86FRE_CLIENT_EN-US-HRC_CCSA_X86FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO The Windows 8 Release Preview is expected sometime

Windows 8 Rumor – The Windows 8 Release Preview will be available on June 1, 2012

New rumor about the release date for the Windows 8 Release Preview. In a tweet on Twitter, Mega Leaker Canouna has indicated that the Windows 8 Release preview will be released on June 1 2012. How reliable